Apr 19, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. it would be a battle. say, we have to pay much more money for technology, innovation, and then -- but of course, you never touch. nothing is very strong if you look at -- if youave financial regulation. it's really interesting. and at the end, you cannot really make a division between expertise and -- it's totally different in our complex. therefore, i am quite happen this negotiations -- but the minister of economy, very happy to see what will happen, and i think it would be better in our common interests not to exclude mexico and canada. that would be the wrong signal. because we are transatlantic free trade agreement is not -- only the first step in either direction, but we don't want to have mexico -- >> thank you. >> professor, microphone. >> i have one question for you. there may be new elections, voted against the policies, there is not yet any president or any government. may be new elections. don't know the results of them. what happens if it goes in the wrong direction, do you accommodate italy or confront italy? the second question, there's been ongoing deb
Apr 19, 2013 11:00pm EDT
their purview. they reject deals with very sensitive military technologies and stuff like that. for the most part, our investment market is just about the most open and the world. i don't think quantitatively if you look at the numbers, i don't think you can quantitatively make any nonlaughable case that the united states is close to foreign investment. the question of whether i few foreign investment is a good or a bad thing what i have to tell you is this. when you are looking at foreign investment in the u.s., what it means if somebody else has dollars. they have wealth and they are choosing to buy shares in some american corporation or invest in putting together some business in the u.s.. if you are looking not as an alternative to buying goods and services from the u.s. which is what you are looking at when the u.s. is running a trade deficit, you are looking at it that thing. it's not that foreign investment itself is bad. the issue is not whether you have job creative investment and somebody putting up money to build a hotel in newport beach. the issue is not whether you have the inve
Apr 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
, technology, and infrastructure changes. that also was a big change. all of the money had gone into border patrol in the past year the new effort was to try to get a much more effective combination of researchers spirit that continues today. i predict that when the new bill comes out, there will be all kinds of focus on drones and more modern technology, etc.. that combination has been a very important change, as well. tober three, they all have do with efforts made on the u.s. side, principles used that involved mexico in varying degrees. the fourth one of those principles had to do with the engagement with stakeholders, in commuties as ll as the mexican government. and cooperation and increased cooperation coronation with mexico. that idea led to all kinds of community-based mechanisms, advisory committees, stakeholders with the border patrol. it also had to do with systematic operation, law enforcement agency to law enforcement agency, between the u.s. border patrol, as well as others on the ground, and mexico. there have been ups and downs over the years. but those efforts at professio
Apr 20, 2013 2:00pm EDT
to our critical infrastructure. >> how do you work to prevent this? >> we have technology, cyber technologies, prevention technologies. we spend a lot of time now on technologies.